The Republic versus Theresia John, Kwalu Njile and Emmanuel Boniface - No. 18 of 2014

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Manyoni
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2015
Abstract

It was alleged that the accused persons on 29 August 2014 at Mpola Village in Manyoni District in Singida Region were found in possession of eight pieces of elephant tusks and were dealing in them. The first and third accused persons were found guilty whereas the second accused was found not guilty.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 18 of 2014
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) unlawful dealing in government trophies
Money value
TZS 19,511,250
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction of the first and third accused, acquittal of the second accused
Appealed
No
Penalty
(1) first count: 20 years imprisonment, (2) second count: 2 years imprisonment or Tshs. 39,022,500 fine
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Criminal Procedure Act, Cap. 20 R.E. 2002
Evidence Act, Cap. 6 R.E. 2002
Source